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Primary Teacher of the Year sows seeds of sustainability

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Experienced Mt Rogers Primary School teacher Vanessa Stephens was given ‘gardening leave’ this year but has never been busier. Aside from teaching (a profession she has been engaged in for nearly three decades), Ms. Stephens is also passionate about gardening, the environment, and food. This passion was recognised when she was hand-picked by her principal […]

Nailing your personal fashion style with your local Canberra op shop

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

If you’re not already clued in at just how amazing some of Canberra’s op shops are, then this article will show you the possibility of building a super stylish wardrobe right from your local op shop! To demonstrate just how easy it is to look and feel beautiful from these treasure troves, I asked our […]

New zebra foal takes star baby billing at Canberra’s zoo

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

What’s black and white and cute all over? The new female zebra foal now on display for her adoring public at the National Zoo & Aquarium. Wearing her permanent striped pyjamas, the sweet baby is finding her feet in her home at the zoo’s new Open Range section. She was born to mum Kike and […]

Summer Slam basketball finals are here!

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

With the final whistle on Wednesday, Summer Slam’s rounds have wrapped up ready for next week’s women’s Grand Final and men’s semi-finals. In the women’s competition, two of four teams have stood above the crowd, and now head straight to a 1 v 2 Grand Final, while in the men’s comp, four of six teams […]

Ask RiotACT: Company that replaces laminated kitchen surfaces?

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Hello Rioters. We have a 10-year-old kitchen that’s in great shape but the laminate on the cupboards is old and outdated. We are looking for a company that can replace all the ugly yellow laminate but everyone we’ve called says they will only do complete kitchen rebuilds. Our kitchen was custom built to fit the […]

Christmas celebrations to light up Glebe Park

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The focus of Civic’s Christmas celebrations this year will switch to Glebe Park, which will be transformed into a magical wonderland of family fun. The ACT Government said that from 8 to 24 December, Glebe Park would sparkle with a new lights display and a schedule of programmed entertainment. From Monday to Wednesday, Glebe Park will […]

Canberra Day Trips: Moss Vale

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Moss Vale is the agricultural centre of the Southern Highlands, but its rural charm and broad appeal make it an appealing spot to visit. You’ll find wineries and excellent food, enjoyable walks, a pretty golf course and like the rest of the region, charming gardens and historic buildings. It’s the perfect spot to unwind and […]

Now or never for City ambulance station, says new Chief Officer

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The ACT Ambulance Service’s new Chief Officer is very hopeful of a new station being established in Civic, warning that it may be a case of now or never as the City faces a burst of development and population increase. Howard Wren, who was appointed last week, said a feasibility study for a City ambulance […]

Stunning 124-acre Braidwood estate for sale is straight from a Jane Austen novel

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A stunning country estate with all the grandeur and charm of a home from a Jane Austen novel is for sale in Braidwood and boasts several residences, a picturesque lake, a renovated wool shed, extensive equine areas and 124 acres of gardens. Located at 140 River Road in Braidwood, Mona Farm is steeped in history […]

Movember at King O’Malley’s – ‘Men & Books’ presented by Graeme Simsion

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

It is no wonder that Peter Barclay, managing director of King O’Malley’s Pub in Civic, was the recipient of an Order of Australia medal in 2007. I have been following Peter’s activities for many years now, and he is an extraordinary entrepreneur – one who contributes to so many community projects and supports so many […]

Special documentary screenings in Canberra, 17-19 November

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Canberra has two special features lined up across two cinemas this weekend. Screening at Dendy Canberra and Palace Electric Cinemas are two stimulating docos brimming with educative enticement for the cultured capital. Acclaimed documentarian,...Show More Summary

Ask RiotACT: Best Christmas hams?

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Hi all. I had the unfortunate experience of buying the $8 a kilo ham from one of the major supermarkets last year. What a disappointment it was. Does anyone have any recommendations for a quality ham supplier in Canberra (I don’t mind paying a bit extra for the real deal)?

Eastern bettong, rock wallaby and echidna among contenders for ACT mammal emblem

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The ACT looks set to get its own mammal emblem with the eastern bettong, the brush-tailed rock wallaby and the echidna likely to be among the contenders for territory honours. While NSW is home to the platypus emblem, Queensland has the koala, South Australians love their hairy-nosed wombats and all the other states and territories […]

Planted: Canberra’s new greenery gifters – delivering indoor potted delights!

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

In the wake of the greenery movement, digital plant delivery service ‘Planted’ has launched in Canberra. Much like purchasing flowers online, Planted is a new website where you can buy stylish indoor plants and have them delivered, on-demand to your front door. All customers need to do is jump onto Planted’s website, order from their range […]

The medicine of music on the streets of Cooma – the Australian National Busking Championships

3 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The recent Australian National Busking Championships were more than a tourism and commerce promo for the Monaro. Sure, the tills were ringing, but for those who stopped to listen and watch the 180-odd performers dotted around Cooma’s CBD, something more valuable was at play – the joy and medicine of music. Despite the grandiose name, […]

FREE Giveaway: win one of 15 new limited-edition Canberra Cavalry Thanksgiving jerseys

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

To celebrate the opening of the Australian Baseball League season this year, RiotACT, Canberra Cavalry baseball team, and Rolfe Infiniti are running a competition for 15 lucky RiotACT readers to win a limited edition Canberra Cavalry Thanksgiving jersey! The season opens with the Brisbane Bandits playing the Canberra Cavalry in Brisbane today (16th November). The first […]

Seven things to do around Canberra this weekend (17–19 Nov)

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Plenty of theatre, festivals and sport to entertain you this weekend. Improvention is on at the Street Theatre, the Design Canberra and SpringOUT festivals continue, and the Iranian Film Festival is on at the National Film and Sound Archive. Women’s Big Bash cricket comes to the Manuka Oval as Australia takes on England in two […]

Fatal collision in Tidbinbilla last night

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A man has died after the vehicle he was driving collided with a tree on Paddys River Road, Tidbinbilla last night. Police are investigating the single vehicle collision which left the man badly injured. Last night he was transported by ambulance to hospital and sadly he died this morning (November 16) as a result of […]

Canberra’s Best Immigration Agents and Services

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Need help with your immigration process? Visa and citizenship applications, Administrating Appeals Tribunals, and other matters of migration can be confusing, overwhelming, and incredibly stressful. That’s why many people choose to enlist the services of an immigration agent. Show More Summary

Canberra School Holidays 2018

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Whether you love them or hate them, if you have children there’s no avoiding them—school holidays. They come around four times a year and if you’re not prepared for them, you could be spending your ‘time off’ dealing with a pack of bored, restless or despondent kids. But don’t despair. With a little planning and […]

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